I left this recent reacquaintance with a massive smile!

When someone makes a choice to do what they really enjoy, and they love what they do, it’s an incredibly powerful thing to see.

On a ‘staycation’ with the family in the Lakes, I’d arranged with a long-time friend to drop…

After a thoroughly engaging virtual coffee with great colleagues — the First Ascent ‘crew’ — I was struck by how important our senses are.

We discussed re-engaging with people and how people were finding it, if it was happening at all. It set-off my mind into thinking mode …

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Human interaction

A…

On a day when businesses are looking to plan for their future, “milestones” in a long journey have a significant role to play.

Staying on track … remaining focussed … preventing drift

Having ‘set’ points — “milestones” — to keep you focussed on what it is you are trying to…

Never before has this artefact been more appropriate. The rocky road of life has been a bit more than bumpy recently.

The Mother-in-Laws ‘gift’ © 2021 WA

Prioritising

We’re still in lockdown (ish). At least we can now sit inside rather than outside in what can only be described as inclement weather for May!

I have frequently…

… the ‘football world’ and indeed politicians are up in arms about a new ‘European Super League’, yet my social media is reminding me of a very different sport at this time of the year.

Promotion to the top division © WA 2018

April is the end of the hockey season … hockey of the ice kind.

In…

Well over a year ago I got rid of my website. I’ve had different versions of websites, admittedly, much to do with my changing of minds! As a micro business, a website is a personal thing … it’s about ‘me’!

My first website spanned my initial years — it was…

I had an experience yesterday, of which I had to have a word with myself!

Of the simplest of reactions to a situation it made me think of how many times I haven’t done something cos I wasn’t certain of the outcome …

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I got a text on Sunday to…

I need to learn to say “Yes” before “No” more often.

I need to keep reminding myself to live the behaviours I believe in … despite ‘knowing’ the consequences! Sometimes you just have to give a little to learn from an experience.

I do a lot of experiential ‘stuff’. I…

I’m in conflict … with myself!

It’s like a ‘stand-off’ in my brain trying to avoid giving the answer to a question, or the advice that you want to offer but shouldn’t. The urge to offer the solution burns inside me!

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My background has influenced me. I come from a…

This has been bubbling away in me for a while. When we’re developing people, in any business, what are we expecting to be different?

“How do we know if it is successful?”

… was a question asked at a recent launch event to a new ‘virtual’ management programme.

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I am…

Warwick Andrews

Musings … | People | Life | L&D | OD | Leadership | ‘Best practice’ | Navigating my way through life as we know it …

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